• Short Summary

    President Eisenhower watches the Americas Cup yacht racing in Rhode Island.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rhode Island. Sceptre Makes Bid".

    Rhode Island, United States of America (USA). Ike watches the start of the Americas Cup yacht race.

    GV Various sailing boats grouped around President Eisenhower's destroyer USS Mitscher, waiting for the start of the race. LV Destroyer Mitscher. CU President Dwight Eisenhower and Mrs Mamie Eisenhower on deck.

    GV Sceptre and Columbia setting for the starting line, Sceptre on the right. Nearer shot of the Sceptre on way to starting line. Angle shot of President Eisenhower on deck looking through binoculars. GV Sceptre and Columbia at starting line, Columbia starts to take the lead. A side view of Eisenhower looking through binoculars. LV Sceptre lagging behind, pan Columbia in the lead. Angle shot of Eisenhower looking through glasses. SV Columbia sailing in the lead.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1561.05
    Media URN:
    50110
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:44:00 / 01:06:36:00
    Canister:
    58/77

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